Health Services Research programme from Newcastle University aims to provide you with a wide range of health services research methodologies, and with a high standard within those methodologies. You can be confident after successfully completing the course that you will have the skills to be able to proceed with a PhD or tackle higher-level analyses in your area of health services research.
The Health Services Research MSc is based in the Institute of Health & Society in Newcastle University’s medical school, the Faculty of Medical Sciences. The Institute, headed by Prof Allyson Pollock, is one of the UK’s leading public health departments.
The MSc in Health Services Research grows out of the Institute’s determination to undertake research and teaching to:
- reduce health inequalities
- address social injustice
- improve population health locally, nationally, and internationally
The Health Services Research programme from Newcastle University is for those who are seeking to gain or enhance a high level of health research skills. It is also for those who wish to pursue a career in public health or health services delivery and analysis in the UK and internationally with:
- the UK National Health Service (or its equivalent abroad)
- local government
- the voluntary sector
- academic healthcare
- Health Statistics
- Evaluative Methods in Health Service Research
- Systematic Reviewing and Critical Appraisal
- Global Health Policy and Medicines Use
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.
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- A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a medical, health or social sciences discipline. You can also apply if you have successfully completed the fourth year of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) course, or equivalent.
- If you have a different background you will be considered on an individual basis. If you have non-standard qualifications then you will be invited to an interview.
- English Language requirements
International26400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26400 GBP per year during 12 months.
National10500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10500 GBP per year during 12 months.
- PGDip Full time Home students - £7,000
- International students - £17,600
- PGDip Part time - £3,500
- MSc (2 years) Part time - £5,250
- MSc (3 years) Part time - £3,500
Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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